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2023 Hazel and Fulton Chauncey Lecture - The Jeffersonians
On July 19, 2023, historian and bestselling author, Kevin R. C. Gutzman, presented the 2023 Hazel and Fulton Chauncey Lecture. Before the consecutive...
A Beardless Boy of Seventeen Years
A Connected Legacy: John Marshall and George Washington
A Life Rediscovered: The Story of Emily Winfree
A Nation of Deadbeats: An Uncommon History of America's Financial Disasters
On November 8, 2012, Scott Reynolds Nelson delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "A Nation of Deadbeats: An Uncommon History of America's Financial...
Abolitionist Art and the American Slave Trade
On January 26, 2012, Maurie D. McInnis delivered a lecture entitled "Abolitionist Art and the American Slave Trade."
In 1853 Eyre Crowe, a young...
Almost Dead: Slavery and Social Rebirth in the Black Urban Atlantic
On August 17, 2023, historian Dr. Michael Lawrence Dickinson discussed his book on the Atlantic slave trade and how the thousands of captives who...
American City, Southern Place: Richmond on the Eve of War
On March 10, 2011, Gregg Kimball delivered a Banner Lecture entitled "American City, Southern Place: Richmond on the Eve of War."
As a city of the...
An African Republic: Black and White Virginians in the Making of Liberia By Marie Tyler-McGraw
On October 28, 2010, Marie Tyler-McGraw discussed her book An African Republic: Black and White Virginians in the Making of Liberia.
The West African...
Arthur Ashe Jr.’s Family Tree: Tracing the Blackwell Family to 1735
Before the War
Booker T. Washington
Bound to the Fire: How Virginia’s Enslaved Cooks Helped Invent American Cuisine
In grocery store aisles and kitchens across the country, smiling images of “Aunt Jemima” and other historical and fictional black cooks can be found...
Conclusion - Did the Civil War End at Appomattox?
Confessions of a Southern Church
On April 27, 2023, writer Christopher Graham delivered a lecture about his book, Faith, Race, and the Lost Cause: Confessions of a Southern Church.
Curator Conversation: Bringing it Together: Stories Behind “Our Commonwealth”
In this series, VMHC curatorial staff bring exclusive member-only programs to you on a variety of interesting topics. To see upcoming events in this...